Archaeologists have found the ancient ruins of a Roman fort, early Coptic church and Ptolemaic temple in Egypt.
A toddler was buried with meal offerings and a pet dog about 2,000 years ago in what is now central France.
With the help of a priest, a medieval hoard containing silver coins and gold rings was found in Poland.
An excavation revealed a previously unknown church and inscription, possibly dating to Byzantine times.
From violent attacks on politicians, to a raging fire, to explosions, to indiscriminate shooting, Washington D.C. has seen its share of darkness.
Today's winter solstice will boast the year's fewest hours of daylight for the Northern Hemisphere. Here's why.
The discovery of the world's oldest python fossils on record suggests that these snakes originated in Europe and probably lived alongside boas.